Big Race Showdown: Week 8

This week, we take a look at the Louisiana Derby and the Sunland Park Derby. See who Candice Hare, Emily Gullikson, Brian Zipse, Dan Tordjman, Mike McCormick, Megan Devine, Dan Cronin, and I all like, and let me know in the comments who you like!

Sunland Park video preview

I shared my thoughts on today's pair of three-year-old stakes races at Sunland here yesterday, but as we all know, handicapping is a game of opinions.  Mine are what I will be playing today, but they're not the only ones out there. In today's video from Sunland Park, I join Jim Miller, Rachel McLaughlin, Penelope... Continue Reading →

Sunday’s Sunland three-year-old stakes

This weekend is Fiesta del Sol weekend at Sunland Park, and the festivities include stakes-laden weekend cards.  Sunday's card features a pair of rich races for three-year-olds: the Sunland Park Festival of Racing Stakes for open sophomores, and the Plum Pretty Stakes for fillies.  Both of them drew contentious fields, with good mixes of sharp... Continue Reading →

Mine That Bird Stakes Preview

This Friday, racing gets back underway at Sunland for the first time since January 22. The nine-race card ends with a chance for three-year-olds to shine in the Mine That Bird Stakes.  The local prep for the Sunland Derby, this year it is being run under overnight stakes conditions.  It drew a field of ten... Continue Reading →

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